2016-September – Porto

2016-September – Porto

This page contains information about the 107th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting to be held  in Porto on 24-25 of September 2016.

OpCom Reports

Director (Costas Stasopoulos) Director-Elect (Margaretha Eriksson)
Past-Director  (Martin Bastiaans) Secretary  (Christian Schmid)
Treasurer (Brian Harrington) V/C Member Activities  (Dusanka Boskovic)
V/C Student Activities  (Mona Ghassemian) V/C Technical Activities (Igor Kuzle)


Subcommittee Reports

Action for Industry  (AfI) Humanitarian Activities Subcommittee (HuA) Region Vitality Coordinator (RVC)
Awards & Recognition Subcommittee (A&RSC) History Activities Coordinator  (HA) Standards Coordinator   (StC)
Chapter Coordination Subcommittee  (ChCSC) Life Member Coordinator (LM) Strategic Planning
Conference Coordination SubCommittee  (CoCSC) Membership Development Subcommittee  (MDSC) Voluntary Contribution Fund Coordinator  (VCF)
Educational Activities SubCommittee  (EASC) Nominations and Appointments Subcommittee Women in Engineering Coordinator  (WIE)
Electronic Communications Coordinator (ECC) Professional Activities Subcommittee  (PASC) Young Professionals Subcommittee (YP)
Region 8 News (R8News)


Section Reports

Algeria Section Iceland Section Republic of Macedonia Section
Austria Section Iran Section Romania Section
Bahrain Section Iraq Section Russia Section
Belarus Section Israel Section Russia (Northwest) Section
Benelux Section Italy Section Russia (Siberia) Section
Bosnia and Herzegovina Section Jordan Section Saudi Arabia (East) Section
Bulgaria Section Kenya Section Saudi Arabia (West) Section
Croatia Section Kuwait Section Serbia And Montenegro Section
Cyprus Section Latvia Section Slovenia Section
Czechoslovakia Section Lebanon Section South Africa Section
Denmark Section Lithuania Section Spain Section
Egypt Section Malta Section Sweden Section
Estonia Section Morocco Section Switzerland Section
Finland Section Nigeria Section Tunisia Section
France Section Norway Section Turkey Section
Germany Section Oman Section UK and Ireland Section
Ghana Section Poland Section Ukraine Section
Greece Section Portugal Section United Arab Emirates Section
Hungary Section Qatar Section Zambia Section



Meeting Schedule

107th IEEE Region 8 Committee Meeting Overview(subject to change)
Friday Saturday Sunday
Main room Main room
8:00-8:30 R8 Meeting
8:30-9:00 R8 Meeting
9:00-10:00 Chapter Coordination Meeting
13:00-14:00 Lunch for Chapter Coordination Meeting Only Lunch
14:00-15:00 Chapter Coordination Meeting Sections Congress
17:45-18:15 Recording Chapter Technical and Section Professional meetings
18:15-18:30 Coffee Break
18:30-20:00 Portugal Section Presentation and
Technical Lecture
Dinner with Awards Ceremony
Taylor’s Port Cellars Porto
Meeting Point for Bus Transfer:
18:30 outside the Palacio Hotel
20:00-20:30 Cocktail Reception
20:30-22:30 Welcome Dinner

Order of the day

Friday, 23 September 2016
17:45 Recording Chapter Technical and Section Professional meetings Coughlin
18:15 Coffee Break
18:30 Portugal Section Presentation Madureira
19:00 Industry 4.0 – Beyond the Hype Francisco Almada Lobo
19:45 Cocktail Reception
20:15 Welcome Dinner – Dress Code: Business Casual
Saturday, 24 September 2016
8:00 100 Procedural Call to Order Stasopoulos
8:05 101 Procedural Roll Call and Introduction of New Officers Schmid
8:20 102 Procedural Welcome by Portugal Section Madureira
8:25 103 Procedural Introductory Remarks Stasopoulos/Schmid
8:30 104 Action Approval of the Agenda Stasopoulos
8:35 105 Action Approval of the Consent Agenda Stasopoulos
8:40 106 Discussion IEEE Region 8 Director’s Address Stasopoulos
9:15 107 Discussion IEEE President’s Address Shoop
9:35 108 Discussion MGA VP Address Wong
10:00 Procedural Coffee Break
10:20 109 Discussion IEEE Europe – IEEE European Public Policy Initiative operations and assessment Marko
11:00 110 Discussion Student Activities Report Ghassemian/Arvaniti
11:20 111 Discussion IEEE Region 8 SYP Congress Arvaniti/Dinca
11:30 112 Discussion Best Practices in Region 6 Coughlin
11:40 113 Discussion Section Development and Vitality Szabo
11:55 114 Discussion Technical Activities Report Kuzle
12:25 115 Discussion Awards & Recognitions Delimar
12:35 116 Discussion Africa Area Report Chukwudebe
12:45 117 Discussion Action for Industry Stasopoulos/Matilla
13:00 118 Procedural Recess Stasopoulos
13:01 119 Social Group photo
13:05 Social Lunch
14:05 200 Procedural Call to Order Stasopoulos
14:10 201 Discussion Sections Congress Presentation
Reccommendation Instructions
Delimar/ Salazar Palma/ Bastiaans
14:40 202 Discussion Breakout Sessions Delimar/ Salazar Palma/ Bastiaans
16:10 203 Discussion Presentation of Results Delimar/ Salazar Palma/ Bastiaans
16:40 204 Procedural Recess Delimar/ Salazar Palma/ Bastiaans
18:40 Social Meeting Point for Bus: Outside Hotel
18:50 Social Bus tour through Porto
19:35 Social Dinner and Awards Ceremony, Dress Code: Formal
Taylor’s Port Cellars Porto
Sunday, 25 September 2016
8:30 300 Procedural Call to Order and Roll Rall Stasopoulos/Schmid
8:35 301 Discussion Nominations and Appointments Report and Election Instructions Bastiaans
8:50 302 Discussion Candidate Presentations and Discussion Bastiaans
9:50 303 Discussion Executive Session Bastiaans
10:30 304 Procedural Elections Bastiaans
10:45 Procedural Coffee Break
11:15 305 Discussion Presentation of Election Results Bastiaans
11:20 306 Discussion Secretary’s Report Schmid
11:30 307 Discussion Treasurer’s Report Harrington
11:50 308 Discussion Innovation Fund Harrington
12:05 309 Discussion Member Activities Report Boskovic
12:25 310 Discussion Future Conferences (Energycon, Melecon, GCC) Kuzle
12:35 311 Discussion Vision for an Enhanced MGA-TA Synergy 2017/2018 Marina
12:55 312 Discussion Vision for Region 8 2017/2018 Eriksson
13:10 313 Info Next Region 8 Committee Meeting Schmid/Edvinsson
13:20 314 Action Motions Stasopoulos
13:35 315 Info New Business All
13:55 316 Action Adjournment Stasopoulos
14:00 317 Social Lunch
Consent Agenda
401 Action Approval of the minutes of the 106th Region 8 Committee meeting
402 Report Reports

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